Looking for the ultimate après ski experience?

Unwind and indulge in Val Thorens, Pas De La Casa, Ischgl, and St. Anton

Skiing and snowboarding are only half of the fun while on a ski holiday. The other half lies in the exciting tradition of après ski – enjoying the atmosphere in the resort after an exhilarating day on the slopes.  We have detailed our favourite après ski scenes in four renowned winter resorts: Val Thorens, Pas De La Casa, Ischgl, and St. Anton.

Val Thorens: A High-Altitude Après Ski Wonderland

Nestled in the French Alps, Val Thorens proudly holds the title of the highest ski resort in Europe. Its après ski scene makes it a top choice for winter sports enthusiasts seeking a memorable post-ski experience. From unwinding in luxurious spas, exploring chic boutiques, to savouring delicious French cuisine, Val Thorens has something for every taste.

Dublin – France: Departing 2nd March 2024. Staying at 3* Le Cheval Blanc, Val Thorens for 7 nights on a self-catering basis from €979pps (based on 4 sharing)

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Pas De La Casa: Après Bliss in the Pyrenees

Escape to Pas De La Casa Resort in Andorra for the perfect après-ski holiday. Surrounded by the Pyrenees mountains, this charming destination offers exhilarating slopes for skiers and snowboarders of all levels. After an exciting day on the snow, unwind in cozy mountain bars, relishing local delicacies and soaking in the lively atmosphere. With its vibrant nightlife and breath-taking scenery, Pas De La Casa promises an unforgettable winter getaway for all winter sports enthusiasts.

Dublin – Andorra: Departing 10th March 2024. Staying at 3* Hotel Catalunya, Pas De La Casa for 7 nights on a half-board basis from €749pps

Ischgl: Après Ski Extravaganza in Austria

Ischgl, Austria, is known for its legendary après ski scene. Head to the resort centre where boutiques and bars line the streets. You’ll soon see why this place is famous for its party atmosphere – end the day dancing on tables at a piste-side bar before heading to one of the massive clubs for a taste of Ibiza in the Alps.

For those seeking a more daring experience, explore the thrilling world of tobogganing. Descending the illuminated tracks under the night sky is an unforgettable adventure that all ages can enjoy.

Dublin – Austria: Departing 13th January 2024. Staying at 3* Garni Litzner, Ischgl for 7 nights on a bed & breakfast basis from €1249pps

Dublin – Austria: Departing 30th March 2024. Staying at 4* Hotel Alpvita Piz Tasna, Ischgl for 7 nights on a bed & breakfast basis from €1559pps

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St. Anton: Après Ski Adventures in the Austrian Alps

St. Anton, nestled in the Arlberg region of Austria, is renowned for its exceptional skiing and lively après ski culture.

When it comes to off-slope activities, the Arl.Rock Sport Park has got you covered. Scale the indoor and outdoor climbing walls, hit the tennis court, or check out the bowling alley – then kick-back with some classic pub games in the sports bar.

Dublin – Austria: Departing 16th March 2024. Staying at 3* Garni Hotel Goldenes Kreuz, St Anton for 7 nights on a bed & breakfast basis from €1169pps

Dublin – Austria: Departing 17th February 2024. Staying at 4* Sporthotel St Anton, St Anton for 7 nights on a half-board basis from €1849pps

Credit: Crystal Ski
Credit: Crystal Ski

What These Destinations Have to Offer

The four iconic winter resorts of Val Thorens, Pas De La Casa, Ischgl, and St. Anton not only offer exceptional skiing and snowboarding but also boast an array of après ski activities. Whether you’re seeking relaxation, family-friendly fun, artistic pursuits, or adrenaline-packed adventures, these resorts have something special in store for every winter enthusiasts. So, pack your bags, hit the slopes, and prepare for an unforgettable après ski experience that will create lasting memories.


Buy one lift pass and get another one for free when you book a Winter 2023/24 ski trip to Europe. Offer ends 31st July. T&Cs apply.

All include flights from Dublin, 20kg luggage and transfers

Book with Crystal Ski & call a ski advisor on 01 653 3501.

All holidays and prices are subject to change & availability and are based on 2 sharing and are for 7 nights (Unless stated above). Prices do not include optional extras such as insurance, in-flight meals, or group seating. Normal Crystal Ski terms & conditions apply.